The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Check Point Software Technologies.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 72 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing CheckPoint 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.27% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £300 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £37.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +127.27%
CheckPoint
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
323 373 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.06% 46.80% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 160 141
Average daily rate £400 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £160 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -64.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.30 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cheshire region.

CheckPoint Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cheshire region.

CheckPoint Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 1 - -
CheckPoint
North West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint.

1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) ArcSight
4 3 (42.86%) Business Development
4 3 (42.86%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (42.86%) TippingPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (42.86%) PMP
4 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) Nokia
4 3 (42.86%) McAfee
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (42.86%) PMP
2 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) HNC
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) ArcSight
3 3 (42.86%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Nokia
3 3 (42.86%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
3 3 (42.86%) TippingPoint
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago